Kazakhstan and the United States have agreed to elevate their relationship to the level of enhanced strategic partnership through engaging in closer political and economic cooperation to the benefit of both nations.
On December 18, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump presented in detail his administration’s National Security Strategy (NSS). The document that each president has to produce gives the U.S. Congress a guide of the main foreign policy priorities of the administration in charge.
On November 30, 2016, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut its output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) to 32.5 bpd starting from January 2017 as part of the global deal to boost oil prices.
In 1996, the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan held the first meeting dedicated to resolving the issues of the Caspian Sea legal regime with special attention paid to harmonizing positions and developing common approaches towards draftin
Belarus is a country that emerged after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the beginning of the 1990s. Since its independence, Minsk has achieved minor success in deregulation. There is still a high level of state involvement and control that hamper the Belarusian economy.
On August 21, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his strategy towards Afghanistan that outlined the course of the future U.S. involvement in its longest military operation. Among other things, the new strategy envisages a modest expansion in the U.S.